Category: Current News

Coastal Conversations Season Starts!

Coastal Conversations Season Starts on the Solway. The first of the Coastal Conversations will take place at 6.30pm on Thursday 18 November and will feature – Archaeology Techniques: from Geophysics to Excavation. The speakers: Mark Graham from Grampus Heritage and Training Limited and Charlotte Douglas, Community Archaeologist with AOC Archaeology Group will provide a fascinating… Read more »

Sectoral Marine Plan for offshore wind energy – call for evidence

The Scottish Government has issued a call for evidence on the Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy as part of their commitment to ongoing review of the plan. New evidence will help support implementation of the plan, which identified 15 sustainable options for future offshore wind energy developments in Scotland waters, including deep water… Read more »

Updated Notice to Mariners of cable work in the Irish Sea, west of Portpatrick

Notice to Mariners of cable work in the Irish Sea, west of Portpatrick. Global Marine will be conducting the installation of the Scot-NI 3 and Scot-NI 4 Telecommunications cables in Scottish and Northern Irish waters on behalf of British Telecommunications plc during the period 05/11/2021 to 25/12/2021. The chart below shows the proposed cable routes… Read more »

Bringing in the Rhins – Have Your Say!

Bringing in the Rhins – come along to the Stranraer drop-in sessions to have your say. With its 10th anniversary approaching in 2022, the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere is reviewing its geographical boundaries and considering ‘Bringing in the Rhins’. Come along to our drop-in sessions in Stranraer on Tuesday 9 November to have… Read more »

It’s Not too Late to Submit an Application to Robin Rigg Community Fund

It’s not too late to apply to the third round of the Robin Rigg Community Fund. Solway Firth Partnership (SFP) is once again running the Robin Rigg Community Fund for 2022 on both side of the Solway Firth. The Robin Rigg Community Fund, provided by RWE Renewables, is available to community groups and organisations in… Read more »

Join Solway Coast AONB Workparty, Crosscanonby to Maryport Cycleway Verge

Join the Solway Coast AONB Volunteers for a Workparty plug planting along the Crosscanonby to Maryport Cycleway Verge on Monday 1 November. The group will be starting, and meeting, where the Crosscanonby Road joins the B5300. The highest priority job is plug planting as part of the Get Cumbria Buzzing Project. Any queries about the… Read more »

EcoArt’s Environmental Signalling Flag/ Tall Ship Project

EcoArt’s environmental signalling flag/ tall ship project at Palnackie on 30 October. Join the celebratory flag raising parade and ceremony followed by live music, food and art at Palnackie on 30 October. Environmental signalling flags have been made by the coastal communities around Dalbeattie, Auchencairn and Palnackie and these will be raised on the tallship… Read more »

Tidelines Winter 2021 Now Available Online

Tidelines Winter 2021 Now Available Online. The latest edition of Tidelines is now available online as a downloadable pdf and will be printed shortly. Download at Tidelines Winter  2021 or click on the front cover below

Notice to Mariners of Cable work in Irish Sea west of Portpatrick

Notice to Mariners of cable work in the Irish Sea, west of Portpatrick. Global Marine will be conducting the installation of the Scot-NI 3 and Scot-NI 4 Telecommunications cables in Scottish and Northern Irish waters on behalf of British Telecommunications plc during the period 01/11/2021 to 20/12/2021. The chart below shows the proposed cable routes… Read more »

Marine Scotland New Vacancies

Marine Scotland have a number of new vacancies now being advertised. These vacancies (among others) include: Senior Policy Officer – National Marine Planning Senior Policy Officer – Sectoral Marine Planning Policy Officer – Sectoral Marine Planning Marine Licensing & Consenting Casework Manager Renewables Advice Officer